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Bharat Mata Mandir

Bharat Mata Mandir or Bharat Mata Temple is one of its kinds in Varanasi. Contrary to what most of the tourists believe, this temple is not dedicated to any God, Goddess or certain deity for that matter. It is dedicated to the human manifestation of India popularly called Mother India or Bharat Mata in Hindi. And this temple even not houses the statue or bust of Bharat Mata; instead it has a very big relief map of India carved out of marble. The temple was inaugurated by non other than Mahatma Gandhi, The father of the Indian Nation

The map is said to be perfectly in scale both longitude as well as latitu

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Modhera

Modhera is famous for its Sun Temple.The Sun Temple is one of the finest examples of Indian temple architecture of its period. Built in 1026 A.D the temple is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya and stands high on a plinth overlooking a deep stone-steeped tank.

Every inch of the edifice, both inside and outside is superbly carved with Gods and Goddesses, birds, beasts and flowers which depict the incidents from the Ramayan and the Mahabharat, and forms of gods and goddesses and the way of life of the people of that time. An interesting iconograph is one with three heads, three arms and three legs.

This temple, though not as famous as those of Ko

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Hardol Singh Samadhi

¤ Hardol Singh -- Most Able Ruler

s To this day, a much-revered name in Orchha’s history is that of Hardol Singh, and Orchha’s people offer prayers to him at his tomb. Born in 1608, Hardol was the third and most able of Raja Vir Singh’s sons. Although no law of primogeniture existed in Orchha, on his father’s death, the gallant Hardol made it clear that he would not object if his elder brother, Jujhar Singh, ascended the throne. Hardol remained content with the fief of Baragaon, but was still treated with suspicion by his two elder sibl

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Mandir Jalapa Mai

Mandir Jalapa Mai is situated in Sangirathi Village, on the on Bilaspur-Shimla Road. It is situated at a distance of approximately 14 km from the Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. Located amidst picturesque hills, the temples stands enclosed within a 10 ft high wall. The original name of the deity of the temple was Goddess Sukirti and later, gave rise to Sagirthin. It is said that a Chandel King installed the black-colored idol of the Goddess here, while on his way to Mata Jawalamukhi. The priests of the temple came all the way from Chanderi with him and later settled in the village here.

Raja Deep

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Badol Devi Temple

Badol Devi Temple is situated in Badol village of Bilaspur. There is a very interesting legend attached to this temple. It is said that one day, an old villager named Bhura noticed that his cow had shed her milk on a particular place. Astonished by this unusual phenomenon, he tries to stop her from going there again. However, somehow she managed to reach the same place everyday and shed her milk. Bhura thought that someone had captivated his cow and fearing the worst, he decided to axe her.

The moment he hit the cow, he noticed that in place of blood, milk was oozing out from her wounds. She ran away and Bhura t

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Shree Swaminarayan Mandir - Bhuj, Gujarat

This mandir comes under the Narnarayan Dev Gadi. Senior devotees Gangarambhai, Sundarjibhai and others from the Bhuj region of Kutch went to Gadhada where Swaminarayan was attending a Fuldol festival. In that festival, the devotees of Bhuj met Swaminarayan and requested him to construct a temple in Bhuj.

Swaminarayan asked Vaishnavananand Swami to proceed with a team of the saints to Bhuj and construct a temple. Vaishnavanand Swami and the accompanying sain

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Saidham Temple - Ahmedabad

At Saidham Sola (Ahmedabad) we the devotees of Sai have tried to feel presence of HIM which is possible only with his blessings! This temple is try to gather all alike people in one place. In temple.

We brought Sai statue from mumbai artist Mr. Talim whose father originally sculptured Shirdi Sai statue. From that original mould this statue of Ahmedabad is fabricated. This has assured original expressions of Shri Saibaba.

In early morning about 5-30 when sun rises and first ray comes on eyes of Shri Sai in the temple, we can feel his presence. Being

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Ardhanari temple - Mandi

A modern temple with a rare Ardhanari image with carvings of high
order
  Specialization : Dedicated To Lord Shiva Other Deities Bhairon and Hanuman
  History : Popular Hindu fait

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Sivagiri Temple - Trivandrum, Kerala

Even decades after the Guru breathed his last here in 1928 AD, his 'Samadhi' (restling place) continues to be thronged by thousands every year. The 'Sivagiri Pilgrimage' is conducted between December 30 and January 1.

The Mutt is also the headquarter of the 'Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham', a religious organisation established by the Guru to propagate his concept of 'One Caste, One Religion, One God'. The Sarada Temple and Sivagiri Mutt set in picturesque hill of Sivagiri near Varkala have now become a place of pilgrimage with great fanfare.

Colourful processions, debates and seminars, public meetings, cultur

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Birla Temple Jaipur

Location: In the south of Jaipur, situated just below the famous Moti Dungri Fort
Built by: B.M. Birla Foundation
Built in: 1988
Dedicated to: Lord Laxmi Narayan
Highlights: Rich carvings on pure white marble
How to reach: One can easily reach Birla Temple from the city by taking local

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